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«[There is a] curious relationship between a candidate and the reporters who cover him. It can be affected by small things like a competent press staff, enough seats, sandwiches and briefings and the ability to understand deadlines.»
«And round about the throne were four and twenty seats: and upon the seats I saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white raiment; and they had on their heads crowns of gold.»
«David therefore calleth him Lord, how is he then his son? / Then in the audience of all the people he said unto his disciples, / Beware of the scribes, which desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues, and the chief rooms at feasts; / Which devour widows' houses, and for a shew make long prayers: the same shall receive greater damnation.»
«But all their works they do for to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments, / And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues, / And greetings in the markets, and to be called of men, Rabbi, Rabbi.»
«And they come to Jerusalem: and Jesus went into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves; / And would not suffer that any man should carry any vessel through the temple.»
«And he said unto them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, which love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the marketplaces, / And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost rooms at feasts: / Which devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater damnation.»
«And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves, / And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.»
«CLIO, n. One of the nine Muses. Clio's function was to preside over history --which she did with great dignity, many of the prominent citizens of Athens occupying seats on the platform, the meetings being addressed by Messrs. Xenophon, Herodotus and other popular speakers.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, The Platform
«And the four and twenty elders, which sat before God on their seats, fell upon their faces, and worshipped God, / Saying, We give thee thanks, O LORD God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned.»
«As for freedom, it will soon cease to exist in any shape or form. Living will depend upon absolute obedience to a strict set of arrangements, which it will no longer be possible to transgress. The air traveler is not free. In the future, life's passengers will be even less so: they will travel through their lives fastened to their (corporate) seats.»